With no bottom line to its ignoring rules and policies, America and its actions are highly destructive to the international economic and political order.
[T]he pandemic has accelerated the demise of the very concept of a 'superpower' or a 'great power.'
America became a hostage to its own ambitions, and the country’s politics became more emotional as the world became unpredictable and dangerous.
Incapacitated by the public health crisis and ineffective leadership, Washington is shying away from the global leadership it inherited at the end of the Cold War.
The 21st century has already been proclaimed as the century of the East. COVID-19 is simply accelerating the future.
Further division will only serve to bring about a decline in America’s power and give China the opportunity it needs to steal supremacy once the pandemic subsides.
Learning from the failure of the League of Nations and now the weakening of the U.N., the people(s) and their politicians ought to open the path toward a global stakeholder democracy, by and for all, in omnilateralism.
The America that has to request aid from Russia and China is very different compared to the America of 100 years ago.
Beyond accelerating the end of American leadership, the current crisis reveals ... the urgency of the debate about how we should adapt to the post-Western world.
COVID-19 may well be the death of the liberal international order that made America a superpower.